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Sol’s Fashion returns to Preston Market

Sol Sol’s Fashion has opened in Preston Market Hall. The stall is run by Salman (Sol) Ahmed, who started selling ladieswear on the outdoor market 15 years ago. After growing the […]

2 months ago
More uncertainty over Shankly Preston as investor complaints surround parent company

The Shankly Hotel Uncertainty continues to surround the Shankly Preston, two months after the rescheduled opening date. The redevelopment of the former Post Office on the Flag Market is being carried out by Liverpool hotel and […]

2 months ago
New jobs to be created as former Alstom factory is taken on by stone firm

Alstom was based in Strand Road near the Docks Pic: Paul Melling The former Alstom factory in Strand Road is set to be full of life once more. Lancashire-based stone work surface fabrication company Granite House is expanding its operations to the […]

2 months ago
Preston woman expands successful online business with children’s boutique in Lane Ends

Melissa behind the counter at the boutique An Ashton woman has expanded her successful online business with a new childrenswear boutique in Lane Ends. Melissa Hall started Melissa Louise Children’s Boutique online two-and-a-half years ago. Now she […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Business as usual for Savick shops ahead of planned demolition

The row of shops and the library at Savick Pic: Google The housing association behind plans to demolish a row of local businesses is asking the public to continue to support the traders. Community Gateway Association (CGA) has recently submitted a […]

3 months ago
Preston couple’s brownie baking business goes postal

Carolina and Jamie A Fulwood couple who own BKD, an eco-friendly bakery business, are now branching into postal deliveries to cope with demand. Carolina and Jamie started making brownies as treats for friends […]

3 months ago
Preston woman reignites kids’ clothing business 30 years after her mum started on Preston Market

Katy with her daughter and mum A Preston woman has launched an online children’s boutique, 30 years after her mum started selling kids’ occasion clothing on Preston Market. Katy Sudell, from Ashton, is running Little Misschief […]

3 months ago
Fishergate Shopping Centre to host local indie makers for Christmas Artisan Bazaar

Fishergate Shopping Centre Pic: Google Fishergate Shopping Centre will be welcoming over 40 local traders and artisan makers to kick start the festive season with its first Christmas Artisan Bazaar. Taking place on Saturday 30 […]

3 months ago
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